Excerpt from GIE NEWs Release
“Industry members who want to stay on the cutting edge will find new products and technology trends at the forefront when they attend GIE+EXPO. The annual trade show is set for October 16-18 at the Kentucky Exposition Center.
The New Product Spotlight will feature more than 80 new products from 61 companies. In order to qualify for the spotlight, products have been introduced within the past year, and some will have their unveiling during the show. In addition, new products will be introduced during more than 20 press conferences scheduled during the three-day show. Attendees can find details about all exhibitors and products/technology on display with the Go EXPO mobile app sponsored by Turf Mutt.
In addition, a free technology seminar has been added to the education lineup on Thursday, October 17, 4-5:30PM. Avoiding the Temptation of Enabling our Robotic Overlords, presented by Anthony Gondick, IT Business Strategy Manager – Kawasaki Motors Corporation, Engines Division, will review current trends in IT related to: Artificial Intelligence (AI)/Machine Learning, the growth of mobile technology and the amount of information being collected by the “Internet of Things.” Through humor, social media and pop culture references, he will look at whether the world is adopting a responsible approach to using these technologies or simply giving up too much decision making to our robotic overlords. This session is sponsored by the Professional Grounds Management Society.”